Peaches are a well-known crop in the Carolinas and Georgia, but Florida has been getting into the game the past several years with this kind of careful marketing of its more modest crop of snacking-sized peaches.
Growers in south Texas were gearing up for a bountiful holiday season and expected ample supplies of numerous commodities, including kale, cilantro and cabbage as well as mustard, collard and turnip greens.
Food waste in the United States is an issue of growing concern and awareness. New projects are underway to divert food scraps from landfills and give them a "second act" by serving as animal feed. The recent